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Torn ACL (cont.)

Prognosis of a Torn ACL

The success rate for surgical reconstruction of an ACL injury is between 75% and 95%. Operations fail because the graft fails to heal or reinjury occurs.

Medically reviewed by Aimee V. HachigianGould, MD, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery REFERENCE:

Charlton, W.P.H., et al. "Differences in Femoral Notch Anatomy between Men and Women. A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study." Am J Sports Med 30.3 May 2002: 329-333.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/30/2015

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